Four people were killed Wednesday in a hospital building in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the southern United States.
Authorities in Oklahoma’s second-largest city responded at 4:56 p.m. (11:56 p.m.) time and headed to the second floor of a building where gunfire rang out. The shooter, Michael Louis, had entered St. Francis Hospital with a handgun and a semi-automatic rifle. He committed suicide on the spot.
The shooter was aiming at his doctor
The man was targeting the doctor who operated on his back and was responsible for his pain. In addition to his doctor, he killed another doctor, a receptionist, a patient and injured others before committing suicide, law enforcement said at a news conference on Thursday.
Michael Louis had surgery on his back by Dr. Preston Phillips on May 19th. After he was discharged from the hospital on the 24th, the patient had “called several times complaining of pain, and wanted to receive additional treatment,” said Wendell Franklin, Tulsa police chief.
Michael Louis held his doctor responsible for his pain, and officers found a letter on him “clearly stating that he came with the intent to kill Dr. Phillips and anyone in his path,” Wendell added. Franklin.